Rhonda Walker Wiki: Age, Married, Husband, Family, Salary, Height & Facts

By Staff Writer | Updated On: 20 Sep, 2019
Rhonda Walker Wiki: Age, Married, Husband, Family, Salary, Height & Facts

Quick Information

Date of Birth 1968
Nationality American
Profession TV Personality
Marital Status Married
Husband/Spouse Derrick Walker
Divorced Yes(Once)
Boyfriend/Dating Robert Shumak(Rumored)
Gay/Lesbian No
Net Worth Under Review
Salary $300,000 (Approx.)
Social Media Twitter, Instagram
Children/Kids Not Yet
Height 5 Feet 11 Inches (180.3 cm)
Parents Dr. Ronald(Father), Harriette Gillum(Mother)

News personality, Rhonda Walker, age 50, is widely known as Morning News Anchor at WDIV TV 4 News Detroit. A lady with incredible energy, enthusiasm, and impeccable style has become the heart of the Detroit News Anchoring along with social work to uplift Detroiters.

She is also the founder and president of the Rhonda Walker Foundation, working on women education and personal development.

How Much Is Rhonda Walker's Net Worth?

Rhonda Walker, being News Anchor, earns a reported annual salary of $300,000, which help summon her net worth. Well, she is also the founder and president of the Rhonda Walker Foundation.

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The talented, versatile journalist, Rhonda started her career at 2:00 am and later became a co-anchor of the weekday morning newscast at WDIV-Local 4 News in 2003. Besides her career, she has been assisting the Detroit community in charitable works. She is recognized for work and received honor from NAACP, Ford Motor Company, Michigan Women’s Foundation, News/Talk WJR 760am and many more.

Is Rhonda Married Or Still Single?

Rhonda Walker got married to former American football, Derrick Walker. However, Rhonda divorced her husband, which she revealed at women's luncheon on October 2012.

Later, Rhonda was rumored to be in a relationship with businessman Robert Shumak. The duo was spotted on a charity dance contest for the Detroit Historical Society previously in December 2008. Not only that, they were photographed in the Detroit News. However, the two split after she found out that Robert was gay.

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As of now, Rhonda is dating the love of her life. The couple is flaunting their pictures since 2016. She shared the cozy shot of her with boyfriend, Jason on 4 June 2016 enjoying the night at Michigan Opera Theatre in Detroit Opera House.

The pair often accompanies each other in public events. On 14 January 2017, Rhonda and her man attended Charity Preview. In the game, she was wearing the dress, which was one of the 30 best gowns of 2017.

Rhonda Walker with her boyfriend Jason on Valentine's Day 2018 (Photo: Instagram)

On 22 January 2018, Rhonda attended Friday night at Charity Preview with her man, sister, and coworkers. The two even captured the photo together and uploaded it in an Instagram. They enjoyed 2018's Valentine's Day together at Cafe Cortina and shared the picture on Instagram.

Rhonda was also captured in the candid photos while she and her boyfriend attended her friend Kim DeGiulio and Kyarows's wedding ceremony

Rhonda and her boyfriend surprised their fans after she confirmed that she is now engaged. She established her engagement via an Instagram post on 26 September 2018. She opened that she and her then-boyfriend Jason got involved with each other on occasion of Jason's birthday.

Rhonda shows her engagement ring while posing for a photo with fiancé Jason on Jason's birthday on 26 September 2018. (Photo: Instagram)

As mentioned in the caption, the heartthrob pair got engaged in Prime and Proper Detroit. Also, she was overwhelmed and grateful for her engagement with her fiancé Jason.

Got Married; Husband!

Local's 4s' media personality, Rhonda Walker took her relationship with her fiancé, Jason to the new level!

On August 31, 2019, the couple confronted their friends and family in the California Wine Country on the grounds of the magnificent Chateau St Jean Winery in Sonoma and shared the wedding vows.

The beautiful media personality walked down the aisle in a Couture Dress Designer designed by Katerina Bocci whereas Jason appeared in Custom Suit made by Cicchini Custom Clothier. The happily wedded couple shared the kiss in the ceremony after exchanging their vows. The grand celebration was planned by Solmaz Burke, the owner of Pretty Occasion where Ochun Studio added the spices of decor and flowers.

Rhonda shared her happy news to all her fans and audiences through an Instagram post, where she shared a kissing picture with Jason in a wedding environment. Also, she thanked all the organizers and family members, who became part of her marriage ceremony. 

Rhonda Walker with her husband, Jason during their marriage (Photo: Rhonda's Instagram) 

Currently, the newlywed couple might be looking forward to their upcoming honeymoon. Most recently, she and her husband have spent their time observing the monuments in Washington, D.C.

Rhonda Walker's Family

Rhonda was raised by her father named Dr. Ronald and a mother named Harriette Gillum. She has two siblings, an elder brother named Ron and a younger sister, Robin. Rhonda often spends her quality time with friends and family.

Rhonda's dad and mom celebrates 54th Anniversary on 22 December 2017 (Photo: Instagram)

She shares the memory which she spends with family on social media. On the 54th wedding anniversary of her dad and mom, she shared the picture of them on Instagram saying she was blessed to have them in her life.

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Recently, on 5th October 2018, Rhonda spent her quality time with her mom Harriette, who celebrates her birthday on 27 September, and her sister at Maru Sushi Detroit. Her mother is now retired and has been enjoying her retirement years in excellent health traveling and relishing time with family, especially Rhonda's dad.

Short Bio

Born in 1968, Rhonda Walker celebrates her birthday on 21st November. She was born as raised in Lansing, Rhonda. Rhonda stands around the height of 1.80 meters (5 feet 11 inches).

She completed her degree in Communications from Michigan State University.

Facts To Know About Rhonda Walker

  • On 5 June 2018, The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced that Rhonda Walker won the 2018 Angelo B. Henderson Community Service Award. She even uploaded a photo on 6 August 2018, holding the award and thanked her well wisher for supporting her. The award recognizes the journalist, who has performed for the positive impact on the community outside the normal realm of journalism.
  • On 28 August 2018, Rhonda's foundation "Rhonda Walker Foundation" completed their 16th anniversary. 16 years ago, she launched self-esteem, confidence, leadership, and team building summer camp retreat for a group of inner-city teen girls. Previously, on 21 August 2018, her foundation added newest member Ashley Stevenson